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  • Are You Lonesome Tonight?

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  • The Good Woman of Sichuan

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  • Fallen

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  • The Goldfish: Dreaming of the Sea

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  • Are You Lonesome Tonight?

    Are You Lonesome Tonight?

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    "Hello, I'm the air-con repairman.

    I ran over your husband.

    I'm sorry."

    I can see the potential of the director Wen Shipei but it, unfortunately, gets a little unfocused and suffers for it. The story of the relationship between a hit-(hide)-and-run criminal and the wife of the man that they killed is made intriguing and complex by the grey zone that each party operates within. The newly widowed woman isn't as grief-stricken as she should be, and the criminal overnight…

  • The Good Woman of Sichuan

    The Good Woman of Sichuan

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    Alienating, but not evoking critical thought.

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  • Blue Spring

    Blue Spring

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    "In this shit hole of a school, baseball was my only flower. I staked my life on the bat, my dreams on my pitches. Watch me make the spirit of baseball bloom. In the midst of the roaring crowd, a glimpse of my mother's face. Even a fool like me, she's always there to love. Always ready to smile. I love you so much for that."

    For kids that break each other's faces and walk around with murderous intent, they sure are a poetic bunch. This film kind of blew me away.

    My Toshiaki Toyoda Starter Pack - Film One

    Thanks for the recommendation, Jack Russo!

  • Minding the Gap

    Minding the Gap

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    I really hope these young men are doing well today. Keire has a beautiful soul.